Date: 1/22/20 10:14 am
From: Matthew G Hunter <matthewghunter...>
Subject: [Umpqua Birds] Re: Oregon Breeding Bird Atlas now online
It's "old" information, but information we didn't want to lose. Nice to
have it available online now! I still have my old CD. :-)


On Wed, Jan 22, 2020 at 10:04 AM Anya Shortridge <ashortridge...>

> Fantastic work - thanks to all involved!
> On Wed, Jan 22, 2020, 8:22 AM Matthew G Hunter <matthewghunter...>
> wrote:
>> Note from Paul Adamus:
>> Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 05:38:36 -0800 (PST)
>> From: <adamus7...>
>> Subject: [obol] NEW: Oregon Breeding Bird Atlas now online
>> The first and largest comprehensive baseline survey of Oregon's birds --
>> the Oregon Breeding Bird Atlas (BBA) -- can now be viewed for FREE on the
>> Oregon Birding Association's web site. The web version is just as
>> interactive as the CD in which it was originally published, and contains a
>> map for every breeding species, information on habitat use, the complete
>> database, statistical analysis, and much more. The BBA consisted of field
>> surveys by over 800 volunteers during the period from 1995 through 1999.
>> If you were birding in Oregon then and were a volunteer, your name is in
>> it. Kit Larsen volunteered hundreds of hours to create the original CD,
>> but now that few new computers have CD drives, we recently decided the BBA
>> should be moved online where it is more discoverable and accessible to a
>> wider audience. Michael Medina graciously volunteered his programming
>> expertise to move the entire contents of the CD onto the OBA website, with
>> support from Diana Byrne. Species names have been
>> updated. We would appreciate this post being mentioned in local Audubon
>> group newsletters and on birding listservs. Here is the link:
>> Paul Adamus (principal coordinator of the 1995-1999 Oregon BBA) and
>> Kit Larsen

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